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Mytilus edulis Linnaeus, 1758

140480  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140480)

accepted
Species
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Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 705 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Note «in O. Europaeo, Indico & M. Balthico»  
From editor or global species database
Type locality «in O. Europaeo, Indico & M. Balthico» [details]
Nomenclature ICZN opinion 333: specific name of type species of Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758  
Nomenclature ICZN opinion 333: specific name of type species of Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758 [details]

Distribution Arctic Ocean to South Carolina; Alaska to Carolina  
Distribution Arctic Ocean to South Carolina; Alaska to Carolina [details]
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 705 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Mytilus abbreviatus Lamarck, 1819) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1819). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome sixième, 1re partie. Paris: published by the Author, vi + 343 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47441
page(s): 127 [details]   

original description  (of Mytilus minganensis Mighels, 1844) Mighels, J. W. (1844). Some specimens of shells, with descriptions. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 1: 187-189.
page(s): 188 [details]   

original description  (of Mytilus notatus DeKay, 1843) DeKay J.E. (1843). Zoology of New York, vol. 1 zoology, part V Mollusca. <i>Albany 271 p.</i>:
page(s): 182; pl. 13, fig. 223 [details]   

original description  (of Mytilus pellucidus Pennant, 1777) Pennant, T. (1777). British Zoology, vol. IV. Crustacea. Mollusca. Testacea. <em>London.</em> i-viii, 1-154, Plates 1-93., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127011
page(s): 95; pl. 63 fig. 75 [details]   

original description  (of Mytilus retusus Lamarck, 1819) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1819). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome sixième, 1re partie. Paris: published by the Author, vi + 343 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47441
page(s): 127 [details]   

original description  (of Mytilus subsaxatilis Williamson, 1834) Williamson W. (1834). A notice of localities, habits, characteristics, and synonymes of a rare British species of <i>Mytilus</i>.. <i>Magazine of Natural History 7</i>: 353-354
page(s): 353-354 [details]   

original description  (of Mytilus ungulatus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 705 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Mytilus vulgaris da Costa, 1778) Da Costa, Mendes E. (1778). Historia naturalis testaceorum Britanniæ, or, the British conchology; containing the descriptions and other particulars of natural history of the shells of Great Britain and Ireland: illustrated with figures. In English and French. - Historia naturalis testaceorum Britanniæ, ou, la conchologie Britannique; contenant les descriptions & autres particularités d'histoire naturelle des coquilles de la Grande Bretagne & de l'Irlande: avec figures en taille douce. En anglois & françois., i-xii, 1-254, i-vii, [1], Pl. I-XVII. London. (Millan, White, Emsley & Robson)., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47268#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 216-218; pl. 15 fig. 5 left [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Perna ungulina Philipsson, 1788) Retzius A.J. (1788). <i>Dissertatio historico-naturalis sistens nova testaceorum genera. Quam præside D. M. Andr. J. Retzio (...) ad publicum examen defert Laurentius Münter Philipsson</i>. 4+23 pp. Lund. , available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/dms/load/img/?PID=PPN581964985|LOG_0001&physid=PHYS_0004
page(s): 21 [details]   

original description  (of Mytilus angulatus Williamson, 1834) Williamson W. (1834). A notice of localities, habits, characteristics, and synonymes of a rare British species of <i>Mytilus</i>.. <i>Magazine of Natural History 7</i>: 353-354
page(s): 354 [details]   

original description  (of Mytilus solitarius Williamson, 1834) Williamson W. (1834). A notice of localities, habits, characteristics, and synonymes of a rare British species of <i>Mytilus</i>.. <i>Magazine of Natural History 7</i>: 353-354
page(s): 354 [details]   

original description  (of Mytilus spathulinus Locard, 1889) Locard A. (1889). Révision des espèces françaises appartenant au genre <i>Mytilus</i>. <em>Bulletin de la Société Malacologique de France.</em> 6: 83-164, pls 3-5., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44523#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 134 [details]   

original description  (of Mytilus trigonus Locard, 1889) Locard A. (1889). Révision des espèces françaises appartenant au genre <i>Mytilus</i>. <em>Bulletin de la Société Malacologique de France.</em> 6: 83-164, pls 3-5., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44523#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 102 [details]   

original description  (of Mytilus petasunculinus Locard, 1886) Locard A. (1886). Prodrome de malacologie française. Catalogue général des mollusques vivants de France. Mollusque marins. <i>Lyon, H. Georg & Paris, Baillière </i>: pp. X + 778, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40914#page/13/mode/1up
page(s): 497, 601 [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. <em>BioInvasions Records.</em> 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (BeRMS 2020) ICES Contaminants and biological effects database (DOME – Biota). The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, Copenhagen. 2010., available online at http://ecosystemdata.ices.dk [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Abbott R. T. (1974). American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world's marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Lubet P. (1959). Recherches sur le cycle sexuel et l'émission des gamètes chez les Mytilidés et les Pectinidés. <em>Revue des Travaux de l'Institut des Pêches Maritimes.</em> 23(3): 384-548., available online at http://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/1959/publication-4507.pdf [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Nomenclature ICZN opinion 333: specific name of type species of Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758 [details]

Type locality «in O. Europaeo, Indico & M. Balthico» [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal in Ukrainian part of the Black Sea (Marine Region) : Individual release: deliberate release by individuals [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Ukrainian part of the Black Sea (Marine Region) : Fisheries: deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish to establish or support fishery [details]

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 2.5 to 7.5 cm in size [details]

Distribution Arctic Ocean to South Carolina; Alaska to Carolina [details]

Habitat intertidal, bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Reproduction separate sexes, usually not dimorphic in shell structure; fertilization occurs within the mantle cavity anf young hatch as pelagic larvae (generalized for group) [details]
 

LanguageName 
Basque muskuilu  [details]
Catalan musclo  [details]
Danish blåmusling  [details]
Dutch mosseleetbare mosselblauwe mossel  [details]
English edible blue musselcommon musselblue mussel  [details]
French moule communmoule comestible  [details]
German Miesmuschelessbare Miesmuschel  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Μύδι Ατλαντικού  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål blåskjell  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk blåskjel  [details]
Portuguese mexilhao  [details]
Russian midiya  [details]
Spanish mejillón  [details]
Swedish blåmussla  [details]
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Mytilus edulis, USNM 331464, lateral)
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To Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (YPM IZ 077555)
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